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[Nigeria] UBA launches first merchant app for MSMEs
10-01-2017 | 11:00:00
United Bank of Africa has introduced its first merchant-focused app in Africa with the aim of creating a SMART (secure, mobile, accessible, reliable, transparent) network of 100,000 micro merchants and driving financial inclusion.
[Nigeria] UBA Empowers MSMEs with Masterpass QR Payment
05-01-2017 | 10:41:12
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has introduced its first merchant-focused app in Africa with the aim of creating a SMART (secure, mobile, accessible, reliable, transparent) network of 100,000 micro merchants and driving financial inclusion.
[Nigeria] AfDB and UBA sign USD150m Line of Credit
02-12-2016 | 10:15:00
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) on Wednesday November 30, 2016, signed a US$ 150 million loan agreement to finance infrastructure and SME projects, including women-owned enterprises in Nigeria.
[Nigeria] Ikeja Electric Partners UBA on in-Branch Payment Terminal
15-11-2016 | 09:30:00
Electricity distribution company, Ikeja Electric, has launched in-branch payment terminals in 20 branches of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) across its network.
[Nigeria] UBA Grows Profit to N62bn in Nine Months
25-10-2016 | 10:10:36
United Bank for Africa Plc announced its unaudited Third Quarter Financial Results, showing a 7% year-on-year growth in profit before tax to N62 billion despite the challenging macro-economic environment.
[Nigeria] European Investment Bank and UBA Agree Record €60m New Private Sector Investment Program
24-10-2016 | 10:31:00
The European Investment Bank and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have agreed a new EUR 60 million lending programme to support private sector investment across Nigeria.
UBA hosts global leaders in New York
03-10-2016 | 18:19:42
The United Bank for Africa (UBA), Africa’s leading Pan-African bank, has hosted a cocktail reception for US and African business leaders at the Essex House in New York City.
Moody's assigns first-time ratings to four large Nigerian banks
20-09-2016 | 12:51:00
Moody's Investors Service has today assigned first-time ratings to Zenith Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa, and First Bank of Nigeria, four leading Nigerian banks that account for approximately 48% of the country's banking assets.
flydubai participates in Dubai Tourism's first-ever East Africa roadshow
24-08-2016 | 15:34:58
Dubai-based airline flydubai is participating in Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing's (Dubai Tourism) first-ever East Africa roadshow joining 14 Dubai-based partners in showcasing a wide range of services and upcoming attractions.
Nigeria Spends N750million Yearly on Dubai Tourism
11-08-2016 | 12:07:00
Nigeria spends about N750 million annually on Dubai tourism through taxation on tickets, the director of policy analysis, research and statistics, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Dr Paul Adalikwu, has revealed.
Ethiopian Airlines Prioritises Lagos, Dubai for New Airbus A350
11-07-2016 | 09:44:00
Lagos and Dubai are the first stations to receive Ethiopian Airlines brand new Airbus A350 after Ethiopian Airlines last week became the first airline in Africa to take delivery of the ultra-modern airplane.
[Nigeria] UBA Releases Customised PayAttitude Tag
04-07-2016 | 09:28:00
The United Bank of Africa, UBA, has branded its PayAttitude tag for class, convenience and efficiency. The new customised tag with the bank’s identity replaces the old unbranded tag issued by the bank
[Nigeria] UBA, Konga Partner to Promote e-Commerce
26-05-2016 | 09:16:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has partnered Konga, one of Nigeria’s leading e-commerce company and Innovectives Nigeria Limited to create a seamless delivery and payment system by integrating mobile point of sale (PoS) solution into Konga’s delivery system.
[Nigeria] UBA appoints five new Executive Directors to Group Board
19-05-2016 | 10:17:00
United Bank for Africa PLC, the pan Africa banking group with operations in 19 African countries and presence in the London, Paris and New York, is pleased to announce the following executive management appointments, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria:
EXIM Bank Signs Memorandum of Understanding with United Bank of Africa to Expand Trade Between US and Africa
12-05-2016 | 11:05:00
Fred P. Hochberg, Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank), and Phillips Oduoza, CEO and Group MD of United Bank for Africa (UBA) have signed an MoU with the goal of expanding trade between the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa at the World Economic Forum Africa (WEF) in Kigali.
Leading in Africa: UBA to expand footprint to 25 African countries
09-05-2016 | 10:13:00
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) recently held its inaugural Senior Leadership Forum, reflecting the strategic importance and growth potential of the Group’s pan-African business.
South Africa Gets Investment Awards at the Annual Investor Meeting in Dubai
13-04-2016 | 11:52:00
The Deputy Minister of the Department of Trade and Industry, Mr Mzwandile Masina is leading a delegation to the Annual Investor Meeting (AIM) which is hosted under the patronage Sheik Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
[Nigeria] UBA, Etisalat, Afrinvest for Enugu State Investment Summit
22-03-2016 | 11:51:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Etisalat, and Afrinvest, are among several local and international companies that have confirmed their participation at the forthcoming Enugu State Investment Summit scheduled to hold from April 12 – 14, 2016 in Enugu.
[Nigeria] UBA celebrates financial literacy day with 500 students in Benin City
21-03-2016 | 08:59:00
Over 500 students from about 10 different secondary schools in Benin City turned out on Thursday, March 17, 2016 to listen to the Group Managing Director and CEO of UBA Plc, Phillips Oduoza talk to them on “How can you make your money grow” as part of the celebrations of this year’s financial literacy day.
flydubai becomes latest IATA member from the Middle East & North Africa
11-03-2016 | 14:34:00
Dubai-based flydubai announced receiving its membership certificate from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), becoming the latest airline to join from the Middle East and North Africa.
[Nigeria] UBA Group appoints Kennedy Uzoka Group Managing Director
03-03-2016 | 12:24:00
At a meeting held at UBA House, the UBA Group Board today approved the appointment of Kennedy Uzoka as the new Group Managing Director, with effect from August 1st, 2016 and subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
NEAH GES Dubai Completes Corporate Rebranding in Africa
03-03-2016 | 11:05:40
NEAH GES Dubai today announced that its affiliates have completed the consolidation and the corporate rebranding of its business units in Africa.
[Nigeria] British Standards Institution Awards UBA with ISO Certification
23-02-2016 | 13:14:00
The certification, which was awarded to UBA after a process and systems audit, recognises businesses that are able to link and execute business and IT objectives effectively through the implementation and consistent maintenance of service management requirements.
Daimler Opens Two New Regional Centers for Commercial Vehicles in Africa
10-02-2016 | 13:16:58
Just four months after the opening of the first Regional Center for Commercial Vehicles in Dubai, Daimler Trucks is driving on with the continued regionalization of its sales and service organization for important emerging markets.
flydubai announces fourth full-year of profitability and 25% increase in passenger numbers
10-02-2016 | 12:22:36
flydubai today reported profits of AED 100.7 (USD 27.4 million) for 2015 following a stronger second half-year which saw increased numbers of passengers travel across its network.
UBA, Zenith, FirstBank, others make Global Top 500 Banks
01-02-2016 | 11:04:00
United Bank for Africa Plc and Zenith Bank Plc are among the four Nigerian banks listed among the global top 500 bank brands. According to the rankings, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd retained its number one banking brand ranking in Nigeria for the fifth consecutive year.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation, UBA, and the United States Department of Commerce Partner to Enable Entrepreneurship in Africa
26-01-2016 | 09:49:00
The Tony Elumelu Foundation and United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) partnered with the United States Department of Commerce to host a panel between members of the U.S. Presidential Council on Doing Business in Africa (PCDBIA) and a diverse community of African entrepreneurs.
Annual Investment Meeting 2016 delegation head to Africa to tap FDI opportunities
18-01-2016 | 10:58:52
At a time when the African continent is witnessing fast growth globally in foreign direct investments (FDIs), a high-level delegation from the Annual Investment Meeting 2016 has conducted a pan African road show to strengthen the African participation in the forthcoming edition of the event.
Codan expands to Dubai and strengthens Africa team
13-01-2016 | 13:42:10
Codan Radio Communications, a division of Codan Limited (ASX-CDA), has made the strategic decision to grow its Sales and Customer Service team in its Dubai office.
UBA’s viability rating goes up one point
22-12-2015 | 11:05:00
Fitch Ratings has upgraded the United Bank for Africa Plc’s (UBA) Viability Rating (VR) to ‘b’ from ‘b-‘. The bank’s Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘B+’, Support Rating (SR) of ‘4’ and Support Rating Floor (SRF) of ‘B+’ were however affirmed by one of the global rating giants.
UBA Chad, Senegal Win Bank of the Year Awards
15-12-2015 | 12:17:00
THE Banker Magazine has named the United Bank for Africa Plc's subsidiaries in Chad and Senegal as "Bank of the Year" in their respective countries for 2015, at the awards ceremony at the Hilton Bankside, London.
UBA Marks 10 Years of Operating in Ghana
08-12-2015 | 12:09:00
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc recently celebrated 10 years of its operations in Ghana, one of the 18 country subsidiaries outside Nigeria in the UBA group.
Dubai International Financial Centre Concludes 2015 International Roadshows With Africa
23-11-2015 | 10:40:43
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has concluded a series international roadshows with a visit to Johannesburg, South Africa, in line with its recently announced 2024 Strategy.
UBA sets off a revolution in card payments with contactless cards
16-11-2015 | 13:59:00
The leading financial services institution in digital banking offerings in Nigeria, and across Africa, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc. is changing the payments landscape in Nigeria with the introduction of contactless payment cards.
SA ready to do business with Cuba
05-11-2015 | 11:18:26
Cuba is a country on the rise with South Africa recognising its growing importance as an economic player in the world, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina.
Q3 2015: UBA Records 44% growth in Profit, as Gross Earnings rise to N247.2b
19-10-2015 | 11:21:00
Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, yesterday, released its 9 months unaudited financial results for 2015 showing a strong 44% rise in profit after tax to N48.6 billion and a 17% rise in gross earnings to N247.2 billion.
[Nigeria] UBA CFO, Finance team win big at CFO Awards
08-10-2015 | 12:54:59
Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa Plc had an excellent showing at the maiden edition of Nigeria CFO awards when its Group Chief Financial Officer (GCFO) and the Finance Team emerged as double winners at the awards night held on October 2, 2015 at Four Points Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Lagos.
UBA Customers Win All Expense Paid Trip to Dubai
05-10-2015 | 12:35:00
As part of its commitment towards rewarding customer loyalty, United Bank for Africa Plc has rewarded 80 of its customers in the first batch of the UBA Remittance Awoof Promo.
EFactor Group Expands Middle East and Africa
02-10-2015 | 12:04:03
EFactor Group Corp. the premier business network for entrepreneurs designed to provide a variety of tools and business services to help drive business success, today announced its Dubai-office opening and a promotion for EFactor members and the Group's subsidy, ELEQT members, including travel, lodging and ELEQT's trademark exclusive access to social, business and entrepreneurial events in Dubai, UAE.
UBA Foundation Opens Entries for National Essay Competition
01-10-2015 | 12:23:00
UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the opening of entries for the 2015 edition of its annual National Essay Competition.
UBA's Oduoza wins CEO of the Year award at Investment Summit in New York
29-09-2015 | 13:50:00
Group Managing Director and CEO, UBA Plc, Mr. Phillips Oduoza has emerged the 2015 Ai Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) 30 CEO of the year at this year's 8th annual Ai CEO Investment Summit.
[Interview] Alexander Sipua Ngnoubamdjum, CEO, SIPUA Consulting, Germany
29-09-2015 | 12:54:00
Alexander Sipua Ngnoubamdjum is the CEO at SIPUA Consulting, Germany. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
UBA Supports Movie on War against Ebola
17-09-2015 | 12:08:00
The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has restated its commitment to the growth and development of the African movie industry by supporting the making of ’93 days’, an inspirational movie on Ebola as it happened in Nigeria.
[Nigeria] UBA Profit Rises 40%, Declares 20 Kobo Interim Dividend
04-09-2015 | 13:07:32
Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa Plc, has announced its audited 2015 half year financial results.
UBA Wins Award As Largest Lender To Agriculture
13-08-2015 | 12:20:08
Pan-African Financial Services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc was on Saturday, August 8, 2015 honoured with an award as Nigeria’s biggest lender to agriculture.
flydubai set to launch flights to Eritrea as African network grows
12-08-2015 | 13:18:13
"Adding to our recent operations to Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Somaliland, we are delighted to add a direct link between the UAE and another emerging market with great potential for more growth.
[Nigeria] UBA resuscitates the Professorial Chair of Finance at University of Lagos, endows it with N52.9m
05-08-2015 | 13:29:00
Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has resuscitated the UBA Professorial Chair of Finance at the University of Lagos with an endowment sum of the N52.9 million.
[Nigeria] UBA Plc lists Rights Issue on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
03-08-2015 | 13:16:00
United Bank for Africa Plc, announces the listing of its Rights Issue on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, having admitted the additional shares issued into the Daily Official List of the Exchange.
UBA Ghana Holds Finacle 10x Training
13-07-2015 | 12:37:00
In a bid to improve the day-to-day operations and provide excellent customer service in UBA banking halls, UBA Ghana has held a 3-day intensive training on the new Finacle 10x application at the Madina Training Centre for selected user groups.
[Nigeria] UBA announces successful completion of its Rights Issue
08-07-2015 | 12:50:00
United Bank for Africa Plc , announces the successful completion of its Rights Issue, following the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Zenith, FirstBank, GTBank, Six others among Top 1000 Global Banks
30-06-2015 | 11:46:00
Nine Nigeria banks made this year top 1000 global banks. The top 1000 global banks was released Monday by the Banker magazine in London. The banks that made the top 1000 global banks which are the top 25 banks in Africa are Zenith, Ecobank, First Bank, Gtbank and Access Banks. Others are, Diamond Bank, UBA, Fidelity and FCMB.
UBA Realigns its Nigeria Operations, Announces Key Appointments
23-06-2015 | 12:43:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has realigned its Nigeria operations and announced new appointments as part of concerted efforts to improve on the bank’s current growth momentum and deliver on stellar results in the current financial year and beyond.
UBA wins Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year award
15-06-2015 | 10:34:00
UBA has won the African Investor (Ai) Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year award. The award was announced at the Ai CEO Infrastructure and Sovereign Investment Summit in Cape Town, South Africa last week.
flydubai touches down in Hargeisa, Somaliland
09-06-2015 | 14:09:00
Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight to Hargeisa landed today at Hargeisa Egal International Airport marking the launch of a direct four times weekly service to Hargeisa.
flydubai named 'Best Regional Airline serving the Middle East' at the 2015 Business Traveller Middle East Awards
07-05-2015 | 13:24:00
Dubai-based flydubai was named 'Best Regional Airline serving the Middle East' at the 2015 Business Traveller Middle East Awards held in Dubai on 03 May
flydubai increases frequency on African routes for summer schedule
10-03-2015 | 09:21:00
Dubai-based flydubai today announced that it is increasing the frequency of flights on some of its routes in Africa for the summer schedule. With the additional flights, flydubai will operate a total of 78 flights a week to 12 points in East and North Africa.
2014 sees flydubai achieve increased revenues of USD 1.2 billion up 19.1% and profits of USD 68 million
04-03-2015 | 11:05:00
flydubai, in its fifth year of operation, today announced its Annual Results for 2014 and reported a net profit of AED 250 million (USD 68 million) an increase of 12.3% compared to 2013 with total revenue of AED 4.4 billion (USD 1.2 billion) for the 12-month period, ending 31 December.
Flydubai announces three new routes into Africa
17-12-2014 | 12:14:00
Dubai-based flydubai have announced the addition of three new routes to its growing network. Flights to Hargeisa (Somaliland), Chennai (India), and Nejran (Saudi Arabia) will commence in the first quarter of 2015, further expanding the carrier’s footprint to 89 destinations in 46 countries.